The England Test team has been continuously struggling in cricket’s biggest format for some time now. In Test Cricket, the team is constantly looking for a good starter. On the other hand, even after retiring, there has been no decline in Alastair Cook’s form. He is constantly scoring runs in first class cricket. Cook’s figures in first-class cricket since he played his last Test for England are staggering.
Cook’s form has not been much affected even after retiring from Test Cricket. He has scored 2718 runs in first class cricket after being away from international cricket. During this his average has been 47.68. During this, 9 centuries have also come off his bat. Building on his brilliant play, he has also won the title twice for his Essex team. After his performance, once again all eyes are on him.
Cook has played 329 matches in first-class cricket in his cricket career. During this, he has scored 25,322 runs in 578 innings. He has 72 centuries and 118 half-centuries to his name in first-class cricket. He is also England’s leading run-scorer in Test matches.
During the Test series against India, Cook was seen struggling with poor form. Even before this, his bat was silent. After this he announced his retirement. Let us tell you that in 160 Test matches, Cook has scored 12,254 runs. Cook has scored 32 centuries and 56 half-centuries in Test cricket. Apart from this, he has scored 3204 runs in 92 ODIs with the help of 5 centuries and 19 half centuries.